Biography of Lewis Taft
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Taft, Lewis, p. o. Whitney's Point, born in Triangle, August 22d, 1818, was a general rnerchant and has been engaged in the furniture business for twelve years, was postmaster at Whitney's Point for six years, also assessor and president of the village in 1880; parents, Asa and Irena (Day) Taft, came to this county about 1804; wife, Polly M. Pearsall, daughter of James and Ruth (Taber) Pearsall, of Duchess county, married in 1842, children two: Amelia, now Mrs. Chas. Collins, and Lida, now Rev. Mrs. Chas. A. S. Heath, of Troy, N. Y.

From:
History of Broome County
with illustrations and biographical sketches
of some of its prominent men and pioneers.
Edited by: H. P. Smith
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1885


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